Optional Activity

U se colored pencils to differentiate various cellular structures in Part B. Select a different color for the cells, fibers, and ground substance whenever visible.

Figure 8.1 Identify each of the connective tissues shown in these micrographs. Magnifications: (a) 250x micrograph enlarged to 500x; (b) 400x; (c) 100x micrograph enlarged to 1,200x; (d) 450x micrograph enlarged to 1,800x; (e) 50x micrograph enlarged to 100x; (f 265x; (g) 250x micrograph enlarged to 1,000x; (h) 1,200x; (i) 250x micrograph enlarged to 1,000x; (j) 170x micrograph enlarged to 680x.

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(a) Hyaline cartilage

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(c) Elastic cartilage

(c) Elastic cartilage

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Loose Areolae Connective
(b) Loose (areolar) connective

Collagenous fibers

Collagenous fibers

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-Nucleus of chondrocyte in lacuna

(d) Fibrocartilage

-Nucleus of chondrocyte in lacuna

(d) Fibrocartilage

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(f) Adipose

Figure 8.1 Continued

Figure 8.1 Continued

Elastic Cartilage 250x
(i) Reticular connective (j) Elastic connective
Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

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